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Title
Topographical map of Massachusetts
Additional title: Geological map of Massachusetts, made by order of the legislature
Names
Borden, Simeon, 1798-1856 (Creator)
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864 (Creator)
Smith, George Girdler, 1795-1878 (Engraver)
Hickling, Charles, 1798 or 1799-1888 (Publisher)
Massachusetts. General Court (Associated name)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Massachusetts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 (Inferred)
Place: No. 20 Devonshire St., Boston
Publisher: C. Hickling
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5102
Topics
Massachusetts
Genres
Maps
Topographic maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Made by order of the Legislature ; Simeon Borden, Superintendent, 1844 ; engraved by George G. Smith.
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: Includes tables of demographic information, and inset: "Geological map of Massachusetts, made by order of the legislature, by Edward Hitchcock, 1844." [Scale approximately 1:316,800].
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of congress, in the year 1844, by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, ..."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 124 x 190 cm, on sheet 143 x 196 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy is divided into 4 sheets, 65 x 96 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 13023569
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644929
Other local Identifier: US088.2.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f1348620-51e9-0134-b873-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1798: Creator Born
  • 1844: Issued
  • 1856: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Topographical map of Massachusetts" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ffb4ac70-51e9-0134-125f-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Topographical map of Massachusetts" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 19, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ffb4ac70-51e9-0134-125f-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1844). Topographical map of Massachusetts Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ffb4ac70-51e9-0134-125f-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Topographical map of Massachusetts